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Title: #USA, No New Cases of Swine #Influenza Viruses #infection for week 38/2016.

Subject: Influenza A viruses of animal origin, human cases in the US.

Source: US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), full page: (LINK).

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Novel Influenza A Viruses (for week 38/2016)


No additional human infections with novel influenza A viruses were reported to CDC during week 38.

To date, a total of 18 (Michigan [12] and Ohio [6]) human infections with H3N2v viruses have been identified during 2016, all reported during the month of August.

One of the 18 persons were hospitalized as a result of H3N2v illness.

No deaths have occurred.

All variant virus infections have been associated with swine exposure in fair settings and no human-to-human transmission has been identified.

Early identification and investigation of human infections with novel influenza A viruses are critical to ensure timely risk assessment and so that appropriate public health measures can be taken.

Additional information on influenza in swine, variant influenza infection in humans, and strategies to interact safely with swine can be found at



Keywords: Swine Influenza; Updates; USA; US CDC.